Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project (NPPP)


The NPPP engages in research, debate, and public education to ensure that civilian applications of nuclear technology do not foster the spread of nuclear weapons to states or terrorist groups.


White House Embraces NPPP Call to Replace Bomb-Grade Naval Fuel
April 1, 2016

Huffington Post: “A Bad Idea for Nuclear Security”
March 29, 2016

NYT Op-Ed: “Obama’s Bomb-Grade Mistake”
March 26, 2016

Fox News: US Nuclear Facilities Vulnerable to Terrorism
March 25, 2016

Facing NPPP Petition, Belgium Drops Request for Bomb-Grade Uranium
– See also, Physics Today
March 23, 2016

Leventhal Fellowship – Donor Appeal
December 1, 2015

Kuperman at Indiana U. (video): “Iran Nuclear Agreement: Debunking Obama’s Claims”
November 5, 2015

Williams College Debate: “Iranian Nuclear Deal: Danger or Opportunity?”
October 29, 2015

Fedder Lecture at U. of Missouri-St. Louis: “Confronting Iran’s Nuclear Program”
September 16, 2015

CBS Radio Interview on Iran Deal
September 9, 2015

The Hill Op-Ed: “Appeasing Iran?”
August 25, 2015

Kuperman Speaks at National Press Club on Iran Nuclear Deal, Leventhal Legacy
August 4, 2015

NY Daily News Op-Ed: “The Iran Deal is Built on a Lie”
July 19, 2015

NPPP Rebuts Harvard on Iran’s “Breakout Time”
– View on Harvard’s “Iran Matters” website
July 6, 2015

Press Release: “More Bomb-Grade Uranium to Canada?”
June 29, 2015

NY Times Op-Ed: “The Iran Deal’s Fatal Flaw”
June 23, 2015
Interview on the “Breakout Timeline”

Briefing in U.S. Senate: “Phasing Out Highly Enriched Uranium Fuel in Naval Propulsion”
March 20, 2015
NPPP Working Paper #3
Executive Summary

Interventions Seek NRC Hearings on Planned Export of 10 Bombs’ Worth of HEU
March 18, 2015
Petition on Export to Belgium
Petition on Export to France

Jerusalem Post Op-Ed: Iran nuclear deal a “fool’s bargain”?
March 3, 2015

NPPP book — now in paperback!
Nuclear Terrorism and Global Security: The Challenge of Phasing out Highly Enriched Uranium

IDC-Herzliya Publishes NPPP Analysis: Iran Negotiations Unlikely to Stem Proliferation
November 24, 2014

NPPP Safeguards Analysis Published in NPEC Book on Loose Nukes
November 19, 2014

NYT Op-Ed: Highly Enriched Danger
March 22, 2014

NPPP Report: IAEA Cannot Safeguard Nuclear Facilities against Theft, Diversion of Bomb-Grade Material
March 18, 2014

NPPP Reveals: Nuclear Summit Host Violates Own Security Pledge
March 13, 2014

CNN Op-ed: “How U.S. nuclear reactors are vulnerable to terrorists”
August 26, 2013

NPPP Reiterates DOD Relationship to Report
August 21, 2013

NPPP Releases Major New Study: U.S. Nuclear Reactors Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack
August 15, 2013
* New Report: Working Paper #1
* Press Release
* Press Conference: Streaming Audio Replay
* NBC-TV Today Show
* NBC-TV Nightly News
* Business Week

NPPP Highlights Forthcoming Study: U.S. Nuclear Facilities Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack
Institute of Nuclear Materials Management — Annual Meeting
July 17, 2013

State Department Undersecretary for Arms Control and International Security speaks at LBJ
Hosted by NPPP’s Alan J. Kuperman
March 8, 2013  [Watch the video]

Kuperman pens LA Times article on risk of nuclear Iran
April 1, 2012

LBJ School Colloquium: Terrorist Hiroshima?
March 29, 12:15-1:30pm, SRH 3.219/216
Alan J. Kuperman

Fox 7 TV: Kuperman on Iran’s Nuclear Program
March 8, 2012

Nuclear Risk Analysis Seminar — LBJ School
February 22, 2012
John Devin Biniaz, Office of the Secretary of Defense

2nd International Symposium on HEU Minimization
January 24, 2012

Prof. Alan J. Kuperman addresses 2nd International Symposium on HEU Minimization -- Vienna, Austria

Prof. Alan J. Kuperman addresses 2nd International Symposium on HEU Minimization — Vienna, Austria

January 18, 2012